Zelaikoetxe is in a place of privileged natural environment of the Sierra Sálvada-Gorobel protected within the Natura 2000 network, with the rank of SCI (Site of Community Interest) and SPA (Special Protection Area for Birds) natural area ; Our house is located 500m. high, with spectacular views in an environment of own orchard, where the presence of nature is a reason meadows; we enjoy native vegetation, accomplice of pastoralism that preserves its essence, and that combines the most bucolic aspects of tradition with the surprising proximity to urban centers like Bilbao (25min,) and Vitoria-Gasteiz (30 min.) We are 45 minutes from the Salinas de Anana, a salt complex wooden structure dating back to the XIII century candidacy Heritage, thanks to the works rehab who focused on a place that historically has come to attract five great religious orders and launched an economic activity around the salt route, valuable product in medieval times, which seeks to value a major economic activity being supported and promoted by the top chefs of the world ;
There are plenty of natural attractions. Jumping Nervión water in the canyon Delika with its spectacular drop 300m, mountain range, Sálvada-Gorobel with names like Tologorri or emblematic summits with endless rides Ungino beech forests to tall grasses, where we dominated the landscape stretching towards the coast in the direction of the river Nervion to Bilbao; endless tours geography in a naturalistic bird noted for its variety of fauna and overall; the proximity of other privileged natural environment as natural Valderejo Park, Gorbea Natural Park ...;
An important aspect of our everyday reality is the identification of the landscape with economic reality Aiara Valley where we are, where the livestock sector brand maintaining a landscape of pastures and forests that give a barely existing character in other areas rural, retaining one that still exists wildlife;
This authentic rural reality to enjoy a substantial list of handmade products ranging from cheese Idiazabal title and may visit in situ processing, to the thriving Txakolin Alava, with its wineries open to the public, through the preparation of sausages, chorizos , bread oven different grains and textures, and of course, all that is of daily village activity, eggs, meat of the highest quality, seasonal vegetables ...
We like to stress that while we provide all the necessary information for all types of activities because we are in an intermediate point between major urban centers like Bilbao and Vitoria-Gasteiz, Zelaikoetxe our house is known for offering a natural privileged place of silence and peace where it is needed more than the ability to enjoy the environment around us, with very high open views that help to reconcile with nature;
we also like to emphasize the comfort of our home Zelaikoetxe, its functionality within a framework of oak and stone, spacious rooms with larger beds and mattresses usual quality; his living room with fireplace and large windows to enjoy from within;